Mardi Himal Trek
Just like most of the Annapurna treks, Mardi Himal Trek also starts and elapses at Pokhara. This is the most popular city in Nepal. It is a perfect place to rest after the strenuous treks in the Annapurna region. The Pokhara city is 200 km to the west of the capital city, Kathmandu. Different airlines run several flights from the Kathmandu city daily. It is also approximately 7-8 hours drive by bus. Local vehicles also depart from Kathmandu city every hour until 3 pm in the afternoon. Luxury Tourist Buses and other tourist vehicles are also available in the morning. Experts and professionals such as Forests Trip are readily available to help you sets up and organize your trip.
Mardi Himal Trek schedule is usually 5-7 hours daily and it starts and ends at the Pokhara city. It also includes 1-2 hours transport which commences and ends at the Kathmandu city. The trip schedule depends on your available time and preference. This trek can also be combined with other related treks at the Annapurna region. Most tourists combined the trek with the Kapuche Lake Trek (Virgin Ice Lake Trek), Sikles Trek, Ghandruk trek and others.
Mardi Himal trek only requires an average level of fitness because direct climbing such as mountain climbing is not involved. The trip involves simple trekking in some bumpy areas which are close to the base camp and the high-level camp. For the climbing along the Mardi Himal Trek, the number of hours a tourist can stay climbing should be noted. The trip usually comprises 4-7 hours of slowly climbing up the legendary trekking destination.
The Mardi Himal Trek is located in the eastern part of the most famous camp trek in Nepal – the Annapurna Base Camp trek. It is a wonderful place for adventurers all over the world. There are fascinating trails and paths through wonderful rhododendron forests. Mardi Himal Trek extends up to the woodland which is about 3,300 meters in elevation. The scenery changes swiftly into a rugged high hill landscape with amazing and beautiful views of the Mardi Himal. From the High camp (roughly 3900m), you can climb up to the Mardi Himal Base Camp in 3 to 4 hours. This offers an amazing and beautiful view of the whole Annapurna Camp Range. There are varieties of guest houses and residential apartments along the whole path.